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ENG 360: Learn about the wild history of the English Language!

Posted on August 23, 2022 | Filed under Archive

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Zounds! What if thee be called a bedswerver, a dalcop, or a gillie-wet-foot? Shouldst thou take offense? Pray embark upon English 360, “A Cultural History of the English Language,” and thou wilt know! Or in more modern speech: the history of English is a journey through the intersections of culture, war, politics, fashion, and more than a little bit of finding just the perfect way to insult your enemies. Join us for an adventurous romp through centuries of English language change. T TH 9:30-10:45 am. No previous English course is required! Contact Professor Jennifer Hellwarth ( for more info.